At a Glance

Greek Letters: ΣΦΕ

Local Charter: May 9, 1948
Current Active Membership: 115 brothers
Cumulative GPA: 3.38
Mission Statement: "Building balanced leaders for the world's communities."
Philanthropy: Queen of Hearts - benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Colors: Purple and Red
Symbol: Golden Heart
Flowers: Violet and the Dark Red Rose

Famous SigEps

  • James Naismith (McGill University 1887) - Creator of Basketball
  • Fred L. Turner (Drake '55) - Chairman, McDonald's Corporation
  • Richard J. Gannon (Delaware '87) - Quarterback, Oakland Raiders
  • Orel L. Hershiser (Bowling Green '80) Pitcher, Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Davey O'Brien, Honorary Member (Texas Christian University '55) - 1938 Heisman Trophy Winner
  • R. David Thomas (Duke '91) - Chairman & Founder, Wendy's International
  • John S. Goodman (Southwest Missouri State '74) - Actor
  • Theodor S. "Dr. Seuss" Geisel (Dartmouth '25) - Author

A Fraternity of Firsts

  • First fraternity to charter a chapter in all 50 states
  • First fraternity to eliminate racial requirements from the Greek Society
  • First national fraternity to have a national grade point average surpassing 3.0
  • First national fraternity to establish a traveling staff to assist chapters in effective operations
  • First national fraternity to provide financial assistance to brothers for graduate school through the Resident Scholar program